The Coming of the Night


Listen to the story:

‘The Coming of the Night’ by James Riordan, illustrated by Jenny Stow.

theme: a Yoruba creation myth from West Africa.

Aje lived in the Land of the Shining Day, but she longed for night time. Follow crocodile and hippopotamus into the watery depths as they bring back a sack full of night for Aje. On their journey back curiosity got the better of them and they decided to open the sack… Read the story and discover what was inside the sack of the night.

* Made in 2003 by Myatt Garden parents.